A number of bills were just signed into law by President Barack Obama that renew some of the worst excesses of the Bush years.
U.S. climate negotiator Jonathan Pershing is questioned by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman about the United States' failure to do more to cut emissions.
Congressional leaders and U.S. President Barack Obama reached an 11th hour budget deal on Friday, to fund the government for the rest of the 2011 fiscal year and avert a government shutdown for now.
On Monday afternoon, the Capitol Police in Madison, Wisconsin refused to enforce an order to clear the Capitol building of hundreds of peaceful protesters...
Tens of thousands of people continue their peaceful occupation of the Wisconsin state capital to protest a bill that would abolish most collective bargaining rights for public employees...
According to Robin Marty of Care2.org, today's young whippersnappers are snorting bath salts and plant food to get their kicks. But keep in mind that "bath salt" and "plant food" are just euphemisms.
The Republicans won control of the House and picked up seats in the Senate in the midterm election on nebulous promises to slash spending and reduce the size of the federal government.
This year’s round of the United Nations-led climate change negotiations, ongoing in Cancun, Mexico, for the past two weeks, end today.
Anonymous millionaires just helped elect dozens of ultraconservative congressional candidates, by pumping millions of dollars into national Tea Party organizations.
Two Tea Party leaders, Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin, have been jet-setting all over the country ginning up support for conservative politicians. Literally.